February 2018 Event Preview

  • By David Kennedy | Thursday, February 1st, 2018
February 2018 Event Spotlight

This February, we’ve got some amazing events to be excited for! Check out our rundown of some of the expos, concerts, fandom events, and winter attractions the shortest month of the year has to offer.


The Planets – Butler County Symphony Orchestra 551 Fairground Hill Road, Butler, PA – February 3, 2018

Enjoy an evening of interstellar melodies at the Butler County Symphony Orchestra’s presentation of The Planets. The night’s out-of-this-world musical selections will include The Planets by Holst, Nielsen’s Helios Overture, and the World Premiere of Dr. Stephen Barr’s Penumbra featuring Tom Mahovsky on euphonium. Reserve your tickets today, and prepare to launch!

Buffalo Auto Show Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, Buffalo, NY – February 8-11, 2018

Fire up those engines and make your way to New York for this year’s Buffalo Auto Show! At Western New York’s premier new vehicle automotive event, you’ll see the latest and greatest new SUVs, hybrids, and crossovers, as well as high performance and economical cars and trucks. With two chances to win a car each day of the event, along with Toyota’s Ride and Drive opportunities, what are you waiting for? Get your tickets today!

Savory World of Seneca 2018 Various Locations, Seneca Lake Area, NY – February 9-11, 2018

Explore a world of flavor without ever leaving New York this February! Visit some of the 27 participating Seneca Lake area wineries to enjoy food from an amazing variety of different nations, expertly paired with delicious award-winning wines. Simply check in at your selected starting winery and enjoy this self-guided tour around the beautiful Seneca Lake. We’ll raise a glass to that!


Cyber City Con & Alamo City Toy Show Hilton Garden Inn San Antonio, Live Oak, TX – February 17-18, 2018

Great news, San Antonio: get two shows for the price of one this February with Cyber City Con and Alamo City Toy Show! From the creative minds behind Alamo City Comic Con, Cyber City Con is a celebration of all things robotic, from Transformers, to Gundams, to Macross, to Jaegers. Couple that with the amazing toy collectors’ hub that is the Alamo City Toy Show, and you’ve got a two-for-one deal that can’t be beat! Reserve your tickets today!

Pensacon: Pensacola Comic Con 2018 Pensacola Bay Center, Pensacola, FL – February 23-25, 2018

It’s that time of year once again, Pensacola! Pensacon is an all-inclusive three-day event encompassing genres like sci-fi, fantasy, horror, comics, anime, gaming, and so much more. Special guests including Jason Isaacs, John Barrowman, Denis O’Hare, Arthur Darvill, and Barbara Hershey will fill your weekend with fandom fun. Partake in the cosplay contest, Pensacon Short Film Festival, and explore the amazing vendors, Artist Alley, and Writers’ Row! Don’t delay; reserve your tickets today!

Comic Con Revolution West Palm Beach Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, FL – February 24, 2018

Celebrating comics and the creative arts, Comic Con Revolution is all about the creators themselves. The authors, designers, and producers of the comics, games, toys, film, and movies we all love take the forefront, because without them, what fandoms would there be for us to obsess over? Put the finishing touches on your best cosplay, and prepare for revolution!


Ice Castles Stillwater 201 Water Street N, Stillwater, MN – Now until Weather Permits

This February, don’t miss your chance to step into a frozen world straight out of a fairytale. Ice Castles Stillwater features absolutely breathtaking works of frozen art that just have to be experienced in person! Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of these larger-than-life ice sculptures with the whole family, but be sure to act quickly. The Ice Castles only last for a short time before they melt away! And if you’re not near Minnesota, Ice Castles is hosting six locations this year across the U.S. and Canada.

Jazz Festival Concert Gaffney Auditorium, Winnetka, IL – February 3, 2018

The 35th Annual Frank Mantooth Jazz Festival returns to New Trier High School’s Gaffney Auditorium this weekend, and you have every reason to be jazzed up for this! Featuring performances from Delfeayo Marsalis presents the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, The Marques Carroll Quintet, and The University of Miami Frost Concert Jazz Band, you’re going to want to pick up the tempo and reserve your tickets before it’s too late!

The Great Lakes Comic-Con Macomb Community College, Warren, MI – February 23-24, 2018

Brace for impact, Michigan! The Great Lakes Comic-Con hits Macomb Community College this month, bringing with it two days of comic and pop-culture fun! Guests including Jim Steranko, William Katt, and Ted DiBiase will be in attendance, not to mention free board gaming, costume contests, and some amazing raffle prizes. Reserve your tickets now and get ready for a weekend of fandom fun!


Art Palm Springs Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, CA – February 15-19, 2018

Art Palm Springs returns to the Palm Springs Convention Center this month, bringing with it curated exhibitions of post-war and contemporary art in varied media including painting, sculpture, and photography from around the world. With nearly 80 galleries participating in this year’s event, you won’t want to miss out on the panels, receptions, and other associated events the seventh annual edition of Art Palm Springs has to offer!

CRUSHBREW Craft Beverage Festival Scottsdale Waterfront, Scottsdale, AZ – February 17-18, 2018

The CRUSHBREW Craft Beverage Festival returns for a 3rd year to Old Town Scottsdale along the Scottsdale Waterfront, featuring a new line-up of local and regional producers from the top craft beers, artisan wines, and craft distilled spirits. Don’t miss out on live music, games, expert-led tastings, and the Food Truck Caravan at this can’t-miss event for craft beverage enthusiasts! Reserve your tickets today, and be sure to enjoy responsibly.

Walk The Moon Rockwell @ The Complex, Salt Lake City, UT – February 19, 2018

Captivating audiences with their energetic live shows for the better part of a decade, Ohio’s Walk The Moon make their way to Salt Lake City’s Rockwell @ The Complex this February. The alt-rock-pop quartet were catapulted into a massive spotlight when their 2014 hit “Shut Up and Dance” became a multi-platinum global smash, topping three different Billboard charts. Following their 2017 release of What If Nothing, Walk The Moon is sure to impress at their February 19th show!

Great West Gymfest 2018 Coeur d’Alene Resort, Coeur d’Alene, ID – February 22-25, 2018

Get ready, gymnasts! The Great West Gymfest is a fun and exciting gymnastics competition returning to the Coeur d’Alene Resort this month. The event is broken into sessions and also offers a Midnight Dance Party, the “Hang with the Olympians” Ice Cream Social, and an “Ice Cream For Breakfast” Olympian Meet and Greet! We’re doing flips just thinking about it!